Harper & Brothers - The Harper Centennial, 1817-1917.

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The Harper Centennial, 1817-1917. A Few of the Greetings and Congratulations. 8vo, 23cm, pp.[xii],106, Harper & Brothers Publishers for private distribution, New York and London , 1917.
One of 1250 copies printed by Harper & Brothers  on specially watermarked antique laid paper. Tipped-in facsimile leaf from the first book of the firm; letters of congratulation from Woodrow Wilson, Thomas Hardy, Zane Gray, Eden Phillpotts and indeed many other authors and publishers. Grey paper-covered boards, corners bumped, grey endpapers, gilt top, grey paper dust-jacket titled in black (slight chipped at the foot of the spine). Pictorial bookplate of Helen E. Schletter. A very good copy

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